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Shoppers search through records at Agharta Records in St. Paul, Minn. on July 14, 2021. Agharta Records will be opening early for this year's Record Store Day, a day to celebrate and support local record stores.

[Photo] Local record stores are dropping needles and stocking shelves for Record Store Day 2021

July 17, 2021

Shoppers search through records at Agharta Records in St. Paul, Minn. on July 14, 2021. Agharta Records will be opening early for this year's Record Store Day, a day to celebrate and support local record...

President and Speaker of the Council of Graduate Students, Rielle Perttu Swanson, left, and Richard Gonigam pose for a portrait on the Washington Avenue Bridge on July 9 in Minneapolis, Minn.

[Photo] New graduate student leadership talks goals, initiatives for the next year

July 14, 2021

President and Speaker of the Council of Graduate Students, Rielle Perttu Swanson, left, and Richard Gonigam pose for a portrait on the Washington Avenue Bridge on July 9 in Minneapolis, Minn.

A bustling Main Street of St. Anthony Main on July 11 in Minneapolis, Minn. Theaters and restaurants have reopened after closing due to COVID-19.

[Photo] Calling all cinema lovers and movie-theater-popcorn enthusiasts — St. Anthony Main Theatre is back in business

July 14, 2021

A bustling Main Street of St. Anthony Main on July 11 in Minneapolis, Minn. Theaters and restaurants have reopened after closing due to COVID-19.

President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the University's 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

[Photo] Board of Regents hold first meeting of 2021-22 academic year, provide updates on campus master plan

July 13, 2021

President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the University's 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

Curatorial Fellow Ian Karp poses in front of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) on Tuesday, July 6. Karp, a University of Minnesota 2020 graduate, is organizing an exhibition of The Fly Zine Archive,

[Photo] Recent UMN grad organizes new zine exhibition at Minneapolis Institute of Art

July 9, 2021

Curatorial Fellow Ian Karp poses in front of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) on Tuesday, July 6. Karp, a University of Minnesota 2020 graduate, is organizing an exhibition of The Fly Zine Archive,...

President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the University's 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

[Photo] Regents approve tuition increase, budget at special meeting; students weigh in

July 2, 2021

President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the University's 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

Daryl Gohl, left, and Kenny Beckman pose among DNA sequencers in their lab in the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building in Minneapolis on Monday, June 21. Gohl is the principal investigator for a COVID-sequencing project that recently received funds from the CDC and Beckman is the director of the Genomics Center at the University of Minnesota.

[Photo] University receives funding to conduct COVID-19 genome sequencing

June 23, 2021

Daryl Gohl, left, and Kenny Beckman pose among DNA sequencers in their lab in the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building in Minneapolis on Monday, June 21. Gohl is the principal investigator for a...

Assistant Professor of Internal Medecine and Pediatrics Carolyn Bramante poses in a medecine storage room in her clinic on Tuesday, June 15. Bramante is the principal investigator for COVID-OUT, a nationwide COVID-19 outpatient trial for which the University of Minnesota hosts the lead study site.

[Photo] UMN receives $1.5 million for COVID-19 treatment trial

June 17, 2021

Assistant Professor of Internal Medecine and Pediatrics Carolyn Bramante poses in a medecine storage room in her clinic on Tuesday, June 15. Bramante is the principal investigator for COVID-OUT, a nationwide...

Co-owner of Curl Power Rosie Jablonsky poses at her salon in Minneapolis on Sunday, June 13.

[Photo] Local LGBTQ-owned businesses to support during Pride Month

June 16, 2021

Co-owner of Curl Power Rosie Jablonsky poses at her salon in Minneapolis on Sunday, June 13.

Patrons look at handmade crafts being sold at the Geek Craft Expo held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, June 5.

[Photo] GeekCraft Expo Twin Cities: Local makers from all corners of Geekdom

June 12, 2021

Patrons look at handmade crafts being sold at the Geek Craft Expo held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, June 5.

Minneapolis-based pop-punk band VIAL poses for a portrait on Monday, June 7.

[Photo] ‘Shit is starting and it will not be stopping’: A big summer of new music ahead for indie punk band VIAL

June 8, 2021

Minneapolis-based pop-punk band VIAL poses for a portrait on Monday, June 7.

Minneapolis-based pop-punk band Vial poses for a portrait on Monday, June 7.

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June 8, 2021

Minneapolis-based pop-punk band Vial poses for a portrait on Monday, June 7.

Save the Boards organizers Kenda Zellner-Smith and Emma Shepherd hold a Save the Boards sign next to one of the boards they aim to preserve on Saturday, June 6. Save the Boards is a grassroots movement to preserve the artwork made on the boards that covered up businesses' windows to protect from the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd.

[Photo] Local organizations continue efforts of community and preservation through artwork exhibition

June 7, 2021

Save the Boards organizers Kenda Zellner-Smith and Emma Shepherd hold a Save the Boards sign next to one of the boards they aim to preserve on Saturday, June 6. Save the Boards is a grassroots movement...

9:23 p.m. Wendu Sun and Junlong Wang look out at the river from the Washington Avenue Bridge.

[Photo] Day in the Life: April 28, 2021

April 30, 2021

9:23 p.m. Wendu Sun and Junlong Wang look out at the river from the Washington Avenue Bridge.

Lexy Ramler leaps in her floor exercise at the Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships at Maturi Pavillion on Saturday, March 20. Ramler won the individual titles for uneven parallel bars and beam, won the individual all-around title, was named Big Ten Gymnast of the Year and contributed to the team's win of 2021 Big Ten Championship title.

[Photo] Gophers women’s gymnastics star Lexy Ramler wins the prestigious AAI Award

April 23, 2021

Lexy Ramler leaps in her floor exercise at the Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships at Maturi Pavillion on Saturday, March 20. Ramler won the individual titles for uneven parallel bars and beam, won...

Two national guard troops look out over the balcony of the Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, April 19. on Monday, April 19. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice for George Floyd on the day of closing arguments in the trial against Derek Chauvin.

[Photo] Chauvin trial: The final arguments and possible charges

April 20, 2021

Two national guard troops look out over the balcony of the Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, April 19. on Monday, April 19. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice...

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate AJ Awed poses in front of Minneapolis City Hall on Sunday, April 18.

[Photo] A.J. Awed announces candidacy for Minneapolis mayor

April 19, 2021

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate AJ Awed poses in front of Minneapolis City Hall on Sunday, April 18.

Ona Loper performs her balance beam routine at the Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships at Maturi Pavillion on Saturday, March 20.

[Photo] Gophers women’s gymnastics finishes fourth in NCAA semifinals, signaling the end of season

April 18, 2021

Ona Loper performs her balance beam routine at the Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships at Maturi Pavillion on Saturday, March 20.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball back to NCAA championships

April 15, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball dominates Hawkeyes to finish season

April 4, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

University of Minnesota alum Elise Eckert poses for a portrait on a balcony in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 30. Eckert, who graduated in Spring 2020, filed independently on her 2020 taxes for the first time, prompted by the opportunity to receive a stimulus check.

[Photo] Students who file taxes as independents can receive last year’s stimulus checks

April 1, 2021

University of Minnesota alum Elise Eckert poses for a portrait on a balcony in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 30. Eckert, who graduated in Spring 2020, filed independently on her 2020 taxes for...

Madison Romain and Sage Brinton pose for a portrait outside of Carlson School of Management on Monday, March 29. Romain and Brinton are volunteers for the East Philipps Neighborhood Institute, which is advocating for an old Roof Depot building in the East Phillips neighborhood to be turned into an urban farm.

[Photo] East Phillips seeks City Council support

March 31, 2021

Madison Romain and Sage Brinton pose for a portrait outside of Carlson School of Management on Monday, March 29. Romain and Brinton are volunteers for the East Philipps Neighborhood Institute, which is...

Protesters march in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, March 29. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice for George Floyd on opening statement day of the trial against Derek Chauvin.

[Photo] First day of Chauvin trial met with protests, demonstrator chaining herself to fence Monday

March 31, 2021

Protesters march in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, March 29. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice for George Floyd on opening statement day of the trial against Derek Chauvin.

Brendan Kishketon, Director of the Ojibwe Language Department at the University of Minnesota, poses in front of Radius Apartments on Thursday, March 25. Kishketon had the vision to create the Ojibwe Immersion House that launched last year, which influenced the development of the Dakota Language House launching Fall 2021.

[Photo] New Dakota Language House will open for students in fall 2021

March 27, 2021

Brendan Kishketon, Director of the Ojibwe Language Department at the University of Minnesota, poses in front of Radius Apartments on Thursday, March 25. Kishketon had the vision to create the Ojibwe Immersion...

University of Minnesota law student Kristen Trapp poses outside of her condo building in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, March 21. Trapp launched an organization with the goal of removing gendered language in the Minnesota constitution.

[Photo] Law student launches organization to make state constitution language gender-neutral

March 24, 2021

University of Minnesota law student Kristen Trapp poses outside of her condo building in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, March 21. Trapp launched an organization with the goal of removing gendered language...

Maria and Miguel Cisneros pose in front of their home in Golden Valley, Minnesota with their dogs on Sunday, March 21. The City of Minneapolis signed onto the Just Deeds project, which provides a pathway for homeowners to remove racial covenants from their deeds. Maria proposed this project to the Golden Valley City Council and has removed a covenant on her own deed.

[Photo] Minneapolis homeowners can now reject racial covenants on their deed

March 22, 2021

Maria and Miguel Cisneros pose in front of their home in Golden Valley, Minnesota with their dogs on Sunday, March 21. The City of Minneapolis signed onto the Just Deeds project, which provides a pathway...

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball builds a foundation through season’s ups and downs

March 19, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Researcher Amy Schrank, left, and fish producers Ted Wind and Chad Hebert pose with a tank of yellow perch in the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on the St. Paul campus on Monday, March 15. Schrank is working on a market study to test the viability of fish farming for commercial purposes in Minnesota.

[Photo] University researchers among first to explore aquaculture viability in Minnesota

March 18, 2021

Researcher Amy Schrank, left, and fish producers Ted Wind and Chad Hebert pose with a tank of yellow perch in the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on the St. Paul campus on Monday, March...

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Another match postponed for Gophers volleyball

March 17, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball takes down Illinois in return to play

March 15, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball’s offense stalls without top three scorers in Big Ten Tournament

March 11, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, started on March 8 2021.

[Photo] Chauvin trial: Key takeaways from the courtroom

March 9, 2021

The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, started on March 8 2021.

An Aztec Indigenous dance group member blows smoke in a performance as part of a protest outside of Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest for the first scheduled day of Derek Chauvin's trial.

[Photo] ‘I wake up early for justice’: Protest kicks off Chauvin trial

March 9, 2021

An Aztec Indigenous dance group member blows smoke in a performance as part of a protest outside of Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest...

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

[Photo] Gophers men’s hockey beats Michigan 4-2 on senior night

March 9, 2021

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

[Photo] A timeline of events leading up to the State v. Chauvin trial

March 8, 2021

The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

Stylist Jared Swanegan trims Tim Krolsek's beard in front of the University Lutheran Church of Hope on Saturday, March 6. The church hosted a drop-in event for unhoused people, offering free haircuts, hot meals, jackets and supplies.

[Photo] Dinkytown organizations offer haircuts and more to unsheltered neighbors

March 8, 2021

Stylist Jared Swanegan trims Tim Krolsek's beard in front of the University Lutheran Church of Hope on Saturday, March 6. The church hosted a drop-in event for unhoused people, offering free haircuts,...

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball struggles against Illinois after nine-day layoff

March 6, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Biologist Adriana Alvarez De la Hoz poses for a portrait in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Building on Monday, March 1. Alvarez De la Hoz conducted a literature review study on the uses of algae as an organic substitute for synthetic fertilizers.

[Photo] University researchers explore potential of microalgae in agriculture

March 3, 2021

Biologist Adriana Alvarez De la Hoz poses for a portrait in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Building on Monday, March 1. Alvarez De la Hoz conducted a literature review study on the uses of...

The Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

[Photo] The Chauvin trial: What you need to know

March 1, 2021

The Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson School and Ge is a Ph.D. student in the College of Pharmacy.

[Photo] International Student Advisory Board’s new members focus on mental health, career prep

February 28, 2021

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson...

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson School and Ge is a Ph.D. student in the College of Pharmacy.

[Photo] Young Women’s Cabinet program aims to decrease gender equity gaps by keeping women in legislative conversations

February 27, 2021

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson...

A plaque listing names of accomplished alumni and faculty on Scholar's Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Some students are leading a push to have Black journalist and civil rights activist Marvel Cooke added to the iconic walkway on campus.

[Photo] Students advocate for the addition of Marvel Cooke to Scholars Walk

February 27, 2021

A plaque listing names of accomplished alumni and faculty on Scholar's Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Some students are leading a push to have Black journalist and civil rights activist Marvel Cooke added...

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Samedy, Rollins, Landfair power Gophers volleyball offense

February 22, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

The Riverside Park sign on a snowy Sunday, Feb. 21. The Minneapolis Park Board voted for $400,000 to go toward youth outreach to help prevent violence. $50,000 will go to youth outreach in Cedar-Riverside.

[Photo] Minneapolis park board invests excess funds in youth violence prevention

February 22, 2021

The Riverside Park sign on a snowy Sunday, Feb. 21. The Minneapolis Park Board voted for $400,000 to go toward youth outreach to help prevent violence. $50,000 will go to youth outreach in Cedar-Riverside.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] No. 9 Maryland overwhelms shorthanded Gophers women’s basketball

February 20, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4.

[Photo] ‘Our clients shouldn’t die in prison’: UMN Law clinic that represented Myon Burrell tackles life sentences for juveniles

February 19, 2021

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Rutgers’ stifling defense too much for Gophers women’s basketball

February 18, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Health Promotion Specialist Rebecca Leighton poses for a portrait in front of the Nutritious U food pantry bags in Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Leighton leads the campus-wide strategic SNAP outreach project.

[Photo] Student surge in SNAP eligibility

February 18, 2021

Health Promotion Specialist Rebecca Leighton poses for a portrait in front of the Nutritious U food pantry bags in Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Leighton leads the campus-wide strategic...

Minneapolis District 1 Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer poses for a portrait at Marcy Park on Tuesday, Feb. 16. One of Meyer's initiatives involves adding more college-age elements, like a dog park and hammocking area, to Marcy Park.

[Photo] Chris Meyer cycles one last round as Park Board Commissioner

February 17, 2021

Minneapolis District 1 Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer poses for a portrait at Marcy Park on Tuesday, Feb. 16. One of Meyer's initiatives involves adding more college-age elements, like a dog park...

Chemical engineering researcher Dr. Paul Dauenhauer poses for a portrait in front of a new chemical engineering and materials science display in Amundson Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13. Dauenhauer leads a lab that is developing biodegradable technologies to become an alternative to plastic and rubber.

[Photo] The search for “perfect” recyclables: University researchers explore alternatives to plastics

February 17, 2021

Chemical engineering researcher Dr. Paul Dauenhauer poses for a portrait in front of a new chemical engineering and materials science display in Amundson Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13. Dauenhauer leads a lab...

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball outlasts Penn State in five

February 15, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball completes season sweep of Wisconsin

February 15, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers’ grit shows in wins without McGraw

February 11, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball struggles against No. 11 Ohio State

February 9, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Physician and author Courtney Burnett poses with her memoir

[Photo] UMN grad and physician recounts battle with brain cancer in new memoir

February 8, 2021

Physician and author Courtney Burnett poses with her memoir "Difficult Gifts" in her home in St. Paul on Friday, Feb. 5. In the memoir, to be released on Feb. 8, Burnett describes searching for happiness...

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4. Some first-year law students wrote a letter addressing the law school and its handling of issues involving the pandemic.

[Photo] First-year law students raise concerns about COVID-19 exposure notifications, fee charges and intersection of religious holidays with classes

February 6, 2021

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4. Some first-year law students wrote a letter addressing the law school and its handling of issues involving...

The finished dish of bariis iskukaris, a traditional Somali rice dish, prepared for the Sharing Food series on Sunday, Jan. 31. The recipe was shared with the Minnesota Daily by the Somali Student Association.

[Photo] Sharing Food: Bariis iskukaris (Somali-style rice)

February 2, 2021

The finished dish of bariis iskukaris, a traditional Somali rice dish, prepared for the Sharing Food series on Sunday, Jan. 31. The recipe was shared with the Minnesota Daily by the Somali Student Association.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball dominant at service line, take down Terps

February 1, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Iowa’s fast-paced offense too much for Gophers women’s basketball to overcome

January 31, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball simplifying perspective in odd season

January 29, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball survives late comeback in third consecutive win

January 28, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

University of Minnesota Cancer Researcher Micheal Olin poses with a live imaging photo depicting the size of brain tumors in mice in his lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Olin and his colleague Chris Moertel lead a team of researchers that created a cancer treatment that is in its first phase of 
 human trials.

[Photo] UMN researchers start human trial of new cancer treatment

January 27, 2021

University of Minnesota Cancer Researcher Micheal Olin poses with a live imaging photo depicting the size of brain tumors in mice in his lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Olin and his colleague Chris Moertel...

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s baskeball starts to find rhythm with win over Penn State

January 25, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball take series with Michigan State

January 24, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

[Photo] Gophers reignite their spark in 20-goal barn burner series against Sun Devils

January 23, 2021

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

UMN Extension educator Natalie Hoidal poses with serrano and jalepeno peppers on the East Bank campus. Hoidal's research team tested the viability of growing chile peppers in Minnesota and Wisconsin in collaboration with local Latinx farmers through the Shared Ground Farmers' Cooperative.

[Photo] UMN researchers partner with Latinx farmers to explore chile pepper viability in MN

January 20, 2021

UMN Extension educator Natalie Hoidal poses with serrano and jalepeno peppers on the East Bank campus. Hoidal's research team tested the viability of growing chile peppers in Minnesota and Wisconsin in...

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball picks up second Big Ten road win at Nebraska

January 19, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

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January 19, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] No. 9 Maryland’s hot shooting too much for Gophers to handle

January 14, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball falls short in Iowa

January 6, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers survive in OT earning first Big Ten win of the season

January 3, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Minnesota struggles to make shots against No. 19 Indiana

December 23, 2020

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball struggles against No. 16 Northwestern

December 15, 2020

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers fall to Drake 99-69

December 6, 2020

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

The Glam Doll Donuts street sign hangs in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 30.

[Photo] Former Glam Doll Donuts employees reveal intimidating work environment, discrimination claims

December 3, 2020

The Glam Doll Donuts street sign hangs in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 30.

Display of an Olmec mask surrounded by Mayan textiles on the wall behind it at the Minneapolis Instute of Art on Saturday, Nov. 14. The mask was made between 900 and 300 B.C. and is believed to have been used in ceremonies.

[Photo] Celebrate Native American Heritage Month every month through Mia’s virtual offerings

November 21, 2020

Display of an Olmec mask surrounded by Mayan textiles on the wall behind it at the Minneapolis Instute of Art on Saturday, Nov. 14. The mask was made between 900 and 300 B.C. and is believed to have been...

Mentorship program co-founders Kate Carosella, left, and Meriah DeJoseph pose for a portrait at the Institute of Child Development on Sunday, Nov. 8. The program serves students from underrepresented backgrounds who intend to pursue doctorates in psychology.

[Photo] National mentorship program aims to diversify psychology fields

November 9, 2020

Mentorship program co-founders Kate Carosella, left, and Meriah DeJoseph pose for a portrait at the Institute of Child Development on Sunday, Nov. 8. The program serves students from underrepresented backgrounds...

A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

[Photo] Concerns about student behavior in dining halls prompt conversations about safety protocols

November 5, 2020

A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

[Photo] In close race, Tina Smith wins U.S. Senate seat

November 4, 2020

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

[Photo] Smith, Omar hit campus in last-minute young voter rally

November 3, 2020

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

Celine Jennings of UMN Climate Strike speaks to protesters at Northrop Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 30.

[Photo] ‘The enemy is profit, together we will stop it’: Protesters rally for justice from the Board of Regents

November 2, 2020

Celine Jennings of UMN Climate Strike speaks to protesters at Northrop Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 30.

Funk N Spuds poses on member Max Meier’s house in the Como neighborhood on Thursday, Oct. 8.

[Photo] Como band creates “funky” concert venue at home

October 15, 2020

Funk N Spuds poses on member Max Meier’s house in the Como neighborhood on Thursday, Oct. 8.